Berlin’s Staatsoper Unter den Linden in 2024-25

Elisabeth Sobotka and Christian Thielemann, the new artistic director and new general music director at Staatsoper Unter den Linden in 2024/25, present their first season at the opera house.

Elisabeth Sobotka and Christian Thielemann

The future artistic director at Staatsoper Unter den Linden Elisabeth Sobotka and the future general music director Christian Thielemann presented their programme for their first joint season 2024/25 and look forward to working together.

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Saffron Opera Group’s 10th anniversary Die Meistersinger at Saffron Hall on 15 September 2024

SAFFRON OPERA GROUP PRESENTS DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG
INTERNATIONALLY ACCLAIMED CAST PERFORMS WAGNER’S RIOTOUS COMEDY
SUNDAY 15 SEPTEMBER 2024, 2pm, at Saffron Hall

‘Intense and shattering… Who would want to go to Bayreuth when they can go to Saffron Hall?’ The Spectator

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London’s Royal Opera House (now the Royal Ballet & Opera) in 2024-25

The Royal Ballet and Opera in 2024/25

  • World Premiere of Mark-Anthony Turnage’s opera Festen  
  • Eight new opera productions across two stages including: Eugene OneginThe Tales of HoffmannDie WalküreSemeleThe Sound Voice Project and a Bernstein double bill 
  • European Premiere of Wayne McGregor’s MaddAddam  
  • Eight works new to The Royal Ballet by choreographers including Christopher Wheeldon, Joseph Toonga and Pam Tanowitz 
  • 40 years of breaking down barriers with our pioneering learning programmes 
  • 11 productions shown in 1,500 cinemas across the globe 
  • Tickets available from £3 – on sale from Wednesday 10 July 

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BBC Proms – Friday 19 July to Saturday 14 September 2024 

BBC Proms welcomes the world’s best international and British orchestras to the Royal Albert Hall and launches more residencies across the UK 

Ninety Proms feature over 3,000 musicians over eight weeks, including star soloists Yo-Yo Ma, Anne-Sophie Mutter, Yunchan Lim, Víkingur Ólafsson, Sheku, Braimah and Isata Kanneh-Mason, and weekend festivals in Bristol, Nottingham and Gateshead.

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NIO’s Eugene Onegin in Belfast – 14 to 21 September 2024

NORTHERN IRELAND OPERA PRESENTS EUGENE ONEGIN at The Grand Opera House Belfast

Directed by Cameron Menzies and conducted by Dominic Limburg

Featuring the Chorus of Northern Ireland Opera and the Orchestra of Northern Ireland Opera on 14, 17, 19, 21 September 2024 at 7.30pm

Love, friendship and fidelity collide with devastating consequences.
A story of passion, pride, a moment’s madness, a duel and a true love lost.

Northern Ireland Opera today announces Principal Cast and Creatives in Tchaikovsky’s operatic masterpiece Eugene Onegin this September in Belfast. Based on Alexander Pushkin’s classic novel in verse, one of the most lyrical and beautiful pieces of literature adapted for opera, this stunning production will be directed by the renowned national opera company’s Artistic director Cameron Menzies (Nominated Best Director for Into the Woods Irish Times’s Irish Theatre Awards 2022 and Winner of three Paris Short Film Awards for film Old Friends and Other Days).

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A delightful Messiah from students of the Royal Academy of Music and the Sudbury Choral Society

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Handel, Messiah (HWV 56): Clara Orif (soprano), Oryna Veselovska (mezzo-soprano), James Edgeler (tenor), Thomas Butler (bass), musicians, Sudbury Choral Society / John Chillingworth (conductor). Sudbury Arts Centre, Sudbury, 14.4.2024. (MG)

[l-r] Clara Orif (soprano), Oryna Veselovska (mezzo-soprano), James Edgeler (tenor) and Thomas Butler (bass)

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